We are a recommended law firm for banking and finance, superannuation and financial services by Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2018.
We have a strong understanding of the challenges and issues within the financial services sector. Our timely and commercial advice addresses all aspects of the law affecting companies within the financial services sector.
Our experience includes advising on:
- anti-money laundering;
- financial services regulation and licensing;
- investment funds and property funds; and
Our clients include AIA Australia, APN Property Group, Australian Unity, BBRC Funds Management, Bennelong Funds Management and Equity Trustees.
Commercial| 26 May 2020
COVID-19: ASIC updates regulatory position on financial reporting deadlines and Annual General Meetings
ASIC recently published new regulatory guidance for listed and unlisted entities as a further response to the challenges that are being posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The measures, announced on 13 May 2020, extend the time by which financial reports are required to be lodged with ASIC and sent to members, as well as the time by which Annual General Meetings are required to be held.
Thinking| 21 May 2020
Financial Services in Focus is a fortnightly round-up of legal and regulatory developments in the financial services sector in Australia. Read more here.
Banking| 04 May 2020
Investment funds: key points for credit or lending funds to consider when assessing the security of your book
The economic impact of the pandemic is likely to continue long after the health risk passes, with a significant economic downturn forecast by the Reserve Bank of Australia. Our Financial Services and Dispute Resolution teams explore the likely impact on investment funds.
Thinking| 22 Apr 2020
In this fortnight’s edition of Financial Services in Focus, we provide commentary on the latest ASIC updates, new regulations facilitating early release of superannuation, and APRA’s temporary suspension of new licence issuing.